Apple and Qualcomm face off once again in court
CNN - Tue 16 Apr 00:06 GMT

For more than two years, Apple and Qualcomm have been locked in a legal battle with billions of dollars at stake. On Monday, the longtime partners are once again heading to court.

Apple and Qualcomm face off once again in court

  Apple Qualcomm of charging "excessive royalties" and withholding payments in retaliation for Apple cooperating with a South Korean investigation into the chipmaker.

  Apple accused Qualcomm of charging "excessive royalties" and withholding payments in retaliation for Apple cooperating with a South Korean investigation into the chipmaker.

  Last June, a judge in the International Trade Commission found that Apple had violated one of Qualcomm's patents for battery-saving tech.

  However, during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualcomm in January, Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams testified that the chipmaker refused to sell Apple its chips because of the companies' ongoing legal dispute.

  Meanwhile, a US trade judge in March recommended banning some iPhones imported to the United States, saying Apple violated one of Qualcomm's patents in some of its devices.